Lake Wabaunsee

Permit Office (785) 449-2507
April 1 – October 1
Sunday – Saturday,
6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
After October 1
Friday – Sunday
6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Complete information regarding Lake Wabaunsee Rules and Regulations is available at the Permit Office located at the swimming beach/boat ramp. You may also download a copy of the rules and regulations here.

Permits are required for Camping, Fishing, and Boating.

 

Lake Wabaunsee Fee Schedule
Adopted 2015-02-09
 

Resident season Fishing Permit (Lake Wabaunsee or Eskridge Resident) $8.00
Non-resident Season Fishing Permit $12.00
1-day Fishing Permit $2.50
5-day Fishing Permit $5.00
Season Guest Fishing Permit with restrictions
(3 guest limit named on permit and must be accompanied by person holding season fishing permit)
$26.00
Season Guest Fishing Permit with restrictions
(unlimited number of guests but must be accompanied by person holding season fishing permit)
$75.00
Camping Permits – Per Unit – Per Day $6.00
RV Parking Per Unit – Per Day w/o electric
$10.00
w/electric $15.00
RV Dump Station for non-campers $10.00
Resident Non-resident
Any non-motorized floating device per season $18.00 $34.00
Any floating device per season – 10HP and under $18.00 $34.00
Any floating device per season – 11HP to 50HP $37.00 $53.00
Any floating device per season – 51HP to 100HP $49.00 $79.00
Any floating device per season – 101HP to 165HP $63.00 $110.00
Any floating device per season – 166HP and over $75.00 $142.00
One Day Boating Permit
(One Day permits will not be sold for holidays or holiday weekends)
$17.00 $17.00
Five Day Boating Permit $35.00 $35.00
Inspection Fee per non-motorized vessel $10.00 $10.00
Inspection fee per vessel $28.00 $28.00

Any boating permits sold between July 15 and September 15 will be discounted 25% of the full price. Permits sold after September 15 will be discounted 50% of the original fee. The annual inspection fee is not subject to the discount.

Fishing permits are required for ages 16 to 74. City employees, City governing body members, volunteer firefighters of Fire District #5, excluding their family members, shall be exempt from the requirements to purchase a Lake Wabaunsee fishing permit. A resident is defined as being those who reside at Lake Wabaunsee or the City of Eskridge.

ALL PERMITS ISSUED AT LAKE WABAUNSEE PARK BY THE CITY OF ESKRIDGE ARE SUBJECT TO KANSAS STATE STATUTES AND BOATING REGULATIONS.

Effective April 2, 2008 ALL water craft will be inspected for aquatic nuisance species each time prior to launching. Please educate your friends and neighbors of this potential hazard.